Oral history interview with Ruth Snyderman

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.snyderr90
Creators:
Snyderman, Ruth, 1937-
Polsky, Richard
Dates:
1990 June 22
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
76 Pages
Transcript
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Ruth Snyderman conducted 1990 June 22, by Richard Polsky, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.
Scope and Contents
Snyderman speaks of her family, her education, the Works Gallery in Philadelphia, the changes in the crafts field over her 25 years in business, and the development of the South Street - Society Hill section of Philadelphia.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Ruth Snyderman (1937- ) is an art gallery owner and art dealer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Founded and owns Works Gallery.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
Transcript: 35mm microfilm reel 4780 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Author
Sponsor
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.

General
General
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 45 min.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Keywords
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Art, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Women art dealers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art dealers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Art galleries, Commercial -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Function Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Works Gallery Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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